Sandler Capital Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Asset Manager Profile

Sandler Capital Management’s most common sectors for investment arecommunications (39%) and information technology (24%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (70%) and stake purchase (16%). In total, Sandler Capital Management has invested in 8 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired MobilTel AD for $1.4B.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (80%). Sandler Capital Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2012 when it sold AMC Entertainment Holdings for $2.6B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity13
    • M&A Sell Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 26

Sandler Capital Management

711 Fifth Avenue, 15th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States
(212) 754-8100
www.sandlercap.com

Sandler Capital Management is a private investment firm that manages both hedge funds and private equity funds. Sandler's private equity practice was established in 1990, which targets investments in the media, communications, entertainment and marketing/information services sectors. Sandler will consider minority or majority positions and has a target investment size of $5 to $60 million per transaction. Sandler Capital is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Digital Media, Education, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Marketing, Media, Publishing, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 60
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 13 - - - - - 13
vol $1.4B $1.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 9 1 - - - - 10
vol $9.4B $9.4B
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Farelogix, Inc. 2020-06-16 - Trade Sale
Miami, Florida · www.farelogix.com
Penton Media, Inc. 2016-09-15 1.6B USD Trade Sale
New York, New York · www.penton.com
Charter Communications, Inc. 2013-03-19 - Stake Purchase
Stamford, Connecticut · www.corporate.charter.com
Wave Broadband LLC 2012-06-01 - Secondary Sale
Kirkland, Washington · www.wavebroadband.com
AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. 2012-05-21 2.6B USD Trade Sale
Leawood, Kansas · www.amctheatres.com
Discover Media LLC 2010-08-05 - Trade Sale
New York, New York · www.discovermagazine.com
Penton Media, Inc. 2007-02-01 - Secondary Buyout
New York, New York · www.penton.com
Global Japan Network 2007-01-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
North Melbourne Vic, Australia · www.globaljapannetwork.com
Nuera Communications, Inc. 2006-05-18 85M USD Trade Sale
Somerset, New Jersey · www.nuera.com
AAT Communications LLC 2006-04-01 1.0B USD Trade Sale
Boca Raton, Florida · www.aatcommunications.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Communications 1 (50%) - 5 (38%) 1.4B (99%)
Information Technology - - 3 (23%) 20M (1%)
Media 1 (50%) - 3 (23%) -
Publishing - - 2 (15%) -
Total 2 - 13 $1.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (100%) - 11 (85%) 40M (3%)
  Florida - - 3 (23%) -
  New York - - 2 (15%) -
  Georgia 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
  Connecticut 1 (50%) - 1 (8%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (8%) 20M (1%)
  Colorado - - 1 (8%) 20M (1%)
  Tennessee - - 1 (8%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (8%) -
Bulgaria - - 1 (8%) 1.4B (97%)
Australia - - 1 (8%) -
Domestic 2 (100%) - 11 (85%) 40M (3%)
Cross-border - - 2 (15%) 1.4B (97%)
Total 2 - 13 $1.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 9 (69%) 1.4B (100%)
Stake Purchase 2 (100%) - 2 (15%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (8%) -
Venture - - 1 (8%) -
Total 2 - 13 $1.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 5 (50%) 1.9B (20%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 4 (40%) 7.6B (80%)
Secondary Sale 1 (10%) -
Total 10 $9.4B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
< $100M 2 $40M
TOTAL $1.4B
Largest MobilTel AD
$1.4B (2004-05-26)
sell # Total
> $1B 5 $9.4B
< $100M 1 $85M
TOTAL $9.4B
Largest AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
$2.6B (2012-05-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
10%
1 (10%)
Strategic(s)
80%
8 (80%)

FAQ

When was Sandler Capital Management founded?

Sandler Capital Management was founded in 1990.

What type of investor is Sandler Capital Management?

Sandler Capital Management is an asset manager.

Where is Sandler Capital Management headquartered?

Sandler Capital Management is headquartered in New York, New York.

How much capital does Sandler Capital Management have under management?

Sandler Capital Management has 1.6B USD under management.

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